GitHub provides code hosting services that allow developers/people to build software for open source and private projects in organizations. The Company provides access control and several collaboration features such as wikis, task management, bug tracking and feature requests for every project. With GitHub, developers can champion new ideas, work together on code and track bugs on one integrated platform. 

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
832 (est)+3%
GitHub was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at GitHub

Chris Wanstrath

Chris Wanstrath

Co-Founder / CEO
Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor

PJ Hyett

PJ Hyett

Co-Founder / COO
Julio Avalos

Julio Avalos

Chief Business Officer

GitHub Office Locations

GitHub has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
88 Colin P Kelly Jr St

GitHub Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$350 m

Time since last funding

2 months


GitHub's latest valuation is reported to be $2 b.

GitHub Financial Metrics

GitHub's revenue was reported to be $98 m in Sep, 2016

Revenue (Sep, 2016)

98 m

Market valuation

2 b
USDY, 2015


95 m
USDSep, 2016


98 m
USDY, 2016


151.5 k
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GitHub Operating Metrics

GitHub's Users was reported to be 9 m in 2015
Y, 2015


9 m
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GitHub's employees are reported to be approximately 36% female and 64% male.
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Traffic Overview of GitHub

GitHub Online and Social Media Presence

GitHub News and Updates

GitHub’s new embedded code snippets make it easier to reference specific lines of code

Coding can be a solitary process at times, but on larger projects collaboration is often the key to success. That’s why code-hosting repository GitHub has announced a neat new tool designed to help developers reference specific pieces of code they’re working on with other members of the team. All yo…

GitHub goes down — and takes developer productivity with it

 GitHub, the service that is still pretty much the de facto standard for managing source code, is suffering from a major outage today. Sometime around 9:30am PT this morning, users started to experience issues with the service and weren’t able to check in new code and make pull requests. While the c…

Facebook, GitHub, and the Ford Foundation donate $300,000 to bug bounty program for internet infrastructure

The Internet Bug Bounty (IBB), a not-for-profit bug bounty program backed by such tech companies as Facebook and Microsoft, revealed that it has received three $100,000 donations from Facebook, an existing donor, and new investors GitHub and the Ford Foundation. Founded in 2013, the IBB provides fin…

GitHub now lets you automatically request reviews from code owners when you make a change

GitHub has announced a new feature that makes it easier to identify which people need to review changes that have been made to code in a repository. Using code owners, you can define specific teams or individuals that are responsible for a piece of code so that when you make a pull request the relev…

GitHub declares every Friday open source day

EXCLUSIVE: GitHub wants to help more people become open source contributors with a new initiative called Open Source Friday. As the name implies, the program encourages companies to set aside time at the end of the week for their employees to work on open source projects. It’s designed to bolster th…

The NSA (yes, that NSA) has a Github account now

The National Security Agency is amongst the most secretive of the US’ intelligence agencies. It employs genius-level coders and mathematicians in order to break codes, gather information on adversaries, and defend the country against digital threats. Unsurprisingly, the NSA has always to preferred t…
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